Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Toplef10SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 I22gcj10SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Toplef10SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 I22gcj10SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Kiwi's SFG Adventure
by sanderson Today at 5:39 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson Today at 5:37 pm

» Prefab compost question
by sanderson Today at 5:33 pm

» Hello from Surrey
by sanderson Today at 12:29 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson Yesterday at 10:50 pm

» Kitty Control
by sanderson Yesterday at 10:49 pm

» Western Mount/High Plains: Seed Planting Dates
by Turan Yesterday at 4:07 pm

» Jjean59 first SFG - 2024
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:00 am

» N&C Midwest January & February 2024
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:56 am

» Winter Lag - Waiting for Sprimg
by sanderson 2/21/2024, 4:36 pm

» TDs 2024 SFG
by Turan 2/21/2024, 12:09 am

» Hello! From GA! Newbie
by sanderson 2/20/2024, 9:53 pm

» Sweet Potato Slips - Buy or Grow?
by sanderson 2/20/2024, 1:27 pm

» Seeds 'n Such Free Shipping
by sanderson 2/20/2024, 1:09 pm

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 2/19/2024, 11:25 pm

» Ohio Gardener's Greenhouse
by OhioGardener 2/19/2024, 5:46 pm

» Hi from Central Oregon
by donnainzone5 2/18/2024, 5:50 pm

» Mealybugs?
by OhioGardener 2/17/2024, 11:02 am

» Holy snow Batman!
by OhioGardener 2/17/2024, 10:59 am

» Second Life for Determinate Tomatoes?
by OhioGardener 2/16/2024, 7:35 am

» Calling all juice bar waste composters...
by KiwiSFGnewbie 2/12/2024, 12:14 am

» Recommended store bought compost - Photos of composts
by sanderson 2/9/2024, 10:52 pm

» Now is The Time To Take Seed Inventory
by sanderson 2/5/2024, 5:34 pm

» Homemade Seed Starting Mix
by sanderson 2/4/2024, 4:05 pm

» Stop warping in pine planks
by sanderson 2/4/2024, 3:56 pm

» Here's my purple cauliflower.
by markqz 2/1/2024, 11:40 pm

» Alfalfa Pellets and Epsom Salt for Tomatoes?
by sanderson 2/1/2024, 12:24 pm

» Bokashi
by sanderson 1/27/2024, 3:24 pm

» What can I do to fix my Mel's Mix?
by OhioGardener 1/24/2024, 8:23 am

» Re-Starting My Gardens
by Scorpio Rising 1/23/2024, 9:15 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

SFG NEW Book Question.

+9
gwennifer
dvelten
walshevak
Lindacol
CapeCoddess
bnoles
RoOsTeR
camprn
Hoggar
13 posters

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Tris 3/3/2013, 3:29 pm

I haven't read the first, but having the second, there isn't anything in it that I haven't been able to find easily online by searching square foot garden. Depending on how much time you want to put into research, it may or may not be worth it.
Tris
Tris

Posts : 134
Join date : 2013-03-03
Location : North Carolina

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  plantoid 3/3/2013, 3:46 pm

Tris wrote:I haven't read the first, but having the second, there isn't anything in it that I haven't been able to find easily online by searching square foot garden. Depending on how much time you want to put into research, it may or may not be worth it.

Bet you found all sorts of things you dind't need as well Tris Wink

Because Mel's book is hard copy and it is all in one place it's ideal for total beginners and change over ancient seasoned row gardeners like myself .

It's an even better bargain when you have a sieve for a memory board & unstable health like me and many others Laughing
plantoid
plantoid

Male Posts : 4096
Join date : 2011-11-09
Age : 73
Location : At the west end of M4 in the UK

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Tris 3/3/2013, 3:53 pm

plantoid wrote:
Tris wrote:I haven't read the first, but having the second, there isn't anything in it that I haven't been able to find easily online by searching square foot garden. Depending on how much time you want to put into research, it may or may not be worth it.

Bet you found all sorts of things you dind't need as well Tris Wink

Because Mel's book is hard copy and it is all in one place it's ideal for total beginners and change over ancient seasoned row gardeners like myself .

It's an even better bargain when you have a sieve for a memory board & unstable health like me and many others Laughing
No, not really. I found a lot of good information on several sites, including this one.
I have Mel's book on my iPad, not hard copy. So fortunately for me it's right along side all of the other information I have found. It is a nice book don't get me wrong, it has got me excited to try gardening, but it has a lot of filler and not much information for a newb, I'm left with a lot of questions.
Tris
Tris

Posts : 134
Join date : 2013-03-03
Location : North Carolina

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  plantoid 3/3/2013, 4:16 pm

Ask away there guys & gals here who are far more experienced in most aspects of ANSFG than I .

There are also one or two who are far more academically & physically qualified in the theory of argiculture than most .


We are a friendly bunch ( well most of the time Laughing ) and are only too happy to help / give our views & knowledge for your consideration.
plantoid
plantoid

Male Posts : 4096
Join date : 2011-11-09
Age : 73
Location : At the west end of M4 in the UK

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Tris 3/3/2013, 4:27 pm

plantoid wrote:Ask away there guys & gals here who are far more experienced in most aspects of ANSFG than I .

There are also one or two who are far more academically & physically qualified in the theory of argiculture than most .


We are a friendly bunch ( well most of the time Laughing ) and are only too happy to help / give our views & knowledge for your consideration.
I've noticed the friendlyness and I will be picking your brains until you are annoyed of me I'm sure! Laughing
Tris
Tris

Posts : 134
Join date : 2013-03-03
Location : North Carolina

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  plantoid 3/3/2013, 4:45 pm

I'll be a long time dead ....... so make me happy and pick them whilst you can . Laughing
plantoid
plantoid

Male Posts : 4096
Join date : 2011-11-09
Age : 73
Location : At the west end of M4 in the UK

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Hoggar 3/5/2013, 10:44 am

Plantoid you rock!

And thanks everyone else for the info. My new Answer book is in the mail along with many colorful carrot packets! SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 3170584802
Hoggar
Hoggar

Male Posts : 307
Join date : 2011-03-30
Location : Salt Lake City, Ut

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Hoggar 3/7/2013, 11:44 am

Thought I would touch back here about my new book.
First off the funny!!!
The day my New book was to arrive I found the old one buried under a pile of Seed Starter Greenhouses, I know I looked there at least twice. thinking

Now about the new book.
I have read about 2 thirds of it and it is not a new edition of the ANSFG it is what is says on the cover, "an Answer book", it is more like an addendum, chock full of questions and answers that can and will take even more work out of Square Foot gardening. It is not as big a must have as ANSFG but well worth having, I have already found several pest control tricks I will be using this season. After having read most of it I do not regret the purchase.
Hoggar
Hoggar

Male Posts : 307
Join date : 2011-03-30
Location : Salt Lake City, Ut

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Kat4 3/10/2013, 10:05 pm

I'm new here. So first of all, hello.

I'm trying to figure out if I should buy the new book. My book I currently have has a copyright of 1981. Thinking it might be one of the earliest ones. Found it sitting on my shelf about 6 years after buying it. I bought it and put it up and then completely forgot about it. Should I buy the new book? It seems so much has changed. Or can I figure this all out by reading the book I have and by reading the forums and the website?

I just happened to come across the website and forums after doing a search. Otherwise I'd have happily just kept reading the book I have, dug 12" in the ground, laid my plank walk ways and went at it. Very Happy

Thanks!
Kat4
Kat4

Posts : 7
Join date : 2013-03-10
Location : IL

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  camprn 3/10/2013, 10:20 pm

Hi glad you\'re here and I would recommend the All New Square Foot Gardening Book 2nd edition, it just came out. Not to be confused with the 'Answer Book' which was also just released.

On the home page go to the hover tab in the upper left hand corner and read the articles there. Good reads!

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 61
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  CindiLou 3/10/2013, 10:37 pm

Kat4 wrote:I'm new here. So first of all, hello.

I'm trying to figure out if I should buy the new book. My book I currently have has a copyright of 1981. Thinking it might be one of the earliest ones. Found it sitting on my shelf about 6 years after buying it. I bought it and put it up and then completely forgot about it. Should I buy the new book? It seems so much has changed. Or can I figure this all out by reading the book I have and by reading the forums and the website?

I just happened to come across the website and forums after doing a search. Otherwise I'd have happily just kept reading the book I have, dug 12" in the ground, laid my plank walk ways and went at it. Very Happy

Thanks!

Yes! Get the All New book 2nd edition! I started a few years ago. Had one bed I made the old way. When I got the new book I was soo amazed! Now my beds are with Mel's recipe and I have awesome gardens.
CindiLou
CindiLou

Posts : 999
Join date : 2010-08-30
Age : 64
Location : South Central Iowa, Zone 5a (20mi dia area in 5b zone)rofl...

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Kat4 3/11/2013, 3:04 pm

Thanks! I just ordered the new book and also the answer book.

I asked a question about Sq ft needed for my needs on the General SFG talk board. But wondering if the information needed to figure that up will be in the new book. Maybe I should have waited to ask the question till after I saw what all was in the new book. Rolling Eyes Just getting anxious to get started on building boxes I guess.
Kat4
Kat4

Posts : 7
Join date : 2013-03-10
Location : IL

Back to top Go down

SFG NEW Book Question. - Page 2 Empty Re: SFG NEW Book Question.

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum